THE ORCHESTRA JAPAN 2016 Openings!Audition held on January 2016

Job Type

Orchestra Member (April 2016 through March 2017, possibility of renewal)
Side freelance activities allowed

Openings for

  • Trumpet (1st)
  • Viola (Tutti)
  • Cello (Tutti)


A per concert remuneration will be discussed and agreed at time of contract.
*Travel expenses, tour accommodation and per diem paid. (Social insurance not provided for).

Screening Procedure

  1. Screening of Application materials
  2. Audition
  3. Interview



Square Ebara Hiratsuka Hall (Map)
Address: Tokyo-to, Shinagawa-ku, Ebara 4-5-28, 142-0063 Japan


  • Trumpet January 25 2016 (Mon)
  • Viola January 26 2016 (Tue)
  • Cello  January 27 2016 (Wed)

Solo Piece

  • Trumpet Haydn: Concerto, 1st movement incl. cadenza (all cadenza/editions accepted)
  • Viola  Stamitz: Concerto No.1, 1st movement incl. cadenza (all cadenza/editions accepted)
  • Cello  Haydn: Concerto No.1, 1st movement incl. cadenza (all cadenza/editions accepted)

Orchestra studies will be sent to applicants accepted for the audition together with an audition applicant card.
*Each applicant to arrange for their own piano accompanist. (Rehearsal with piano not possible at audition venue).
*Audition time will be specified on the audition application card.
*Jury may ask to stop performance during audition.

How to Apply

Applications accepted via Web form or standard mail.
*As much as possible please apply via the Web form.
*Profile photo required.

Application Deadline: Application must be received by December 28 2016 for both WEB and mail applications.

Concerts planned for 2016

  • Disney on Classic 2016 “Spring Gala”, Tokyo & Kobe
  • Disney on Classic 2016 “A Magical Night”, Japan Tour with over 50 concerts/li>
  • Other concerts from a wide ranging repertoire including classical, film music, pops, etc.

We look forward to your application.